Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester! To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must attain an average of 3.5 or better, successfully complete all courses for which the student is registered with no grade less than a B-, and must carry a course load of 14 credits minimum.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine has become the 73rd educational institution in the nation, and the first in Maine, to be certified as one of the affiliates of the Bee Campus USA program that has improved their campus landscape for pollinators.
Saint Joseph’s College Student Body President Elizabeth Cummons '20 was selected to become one of 28 Maine students to participate in the 2019 Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership Institute.
Maine’s First College Hosting SilverSneakers Program Celebrates Launch of Institute for Integrative Aging
As Maine’s first college campus hosting the SilverSneakers fitness program for older adults, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine held a breakfast reception on May 10, 2019 that celebrated the successful launch of SilverSneakers as the first phase of the College’s Institute for Integrative Aging (IIA). The event welcomed award-winning global healthcare activist and Tivity Health CEO Donato J. Tramuto to campus. SilverSneakers, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans. Founded in 1992, the program is available to over 14.5 million Medicare beneficiaries through Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans.
On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the College surprised the thousands gathered for the 106th Commencement ceremony by revealing the new Monks mascot character who stepped into the faculty procession line. Saint Joseph’s is the only college or university in the United States, in any NCAA division, to have “Monks” as a mascot. The Monks mascot dates back to 1970, but the costumed figure has not been a presence on campus for many years. Graduates represented more than 40 states and seven countries.
Katherine Squires Rogers Selected as Online Student Speaker at 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Commencement
Katherine Squires Rogers of Elizabeth City, North Carolina (previously of Scarborough, Maine) will speak at the 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Commencement as she accepts her MBA from the College's online program.
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Funds Sustainability Education at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
The National Endowment for the Humanities $34,995 grant supports the “Education for Sustainability through the Humanities Project” which will develop and implement educational programming that helps formulate how to build sustainable human communities and solve global problems.
Sister Karen Schneider RSM, MD, MPH will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters during the Saint Joseph’s College Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
Sarah Curtin of Strafford to Deliver Valedictorian Message at Saint Joseph’s College Commencement Exercises
Sarah Curtin ’19 will deliver the Valedictorian Message at Saint Joseph’s College’s 2019 Commencement Exercises on May 11th.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Commencement to Feature Award-Winning Global Healthcare Activist Donato J. Tramuto as Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine announces that Donato J. Tramuto, the CEO of Tivity health, Inc–a leading provider of fitness and nutrition health improvement programs–will speak at the 2019 Commencement on May 11th, as well as receive an honorary degree. Author of Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and Business (Hamilton Press), Tramuto is a recognized innovator and industry leader with more than 35 years of healthcare experience and a deep commitment to global healthcare access, patient outcomes, and digital solutions.